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Finance Improvement and Controls Specialist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/10/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/10/2020 23:59
Salary:
£33,782 - £37,890 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
200390
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Oct


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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.

These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The Role: Fixed term for 12 months

This is a fixed term opportunity within YHN’s Finance Team which will have responsibility for reviewing YHN’s financial processes. It will involve a review of all end to end processes, controls and governance, initially focusing on key known risk areas. As the successful candidate you will also be involved with working collaboratively to design a suite of improvement projects to help drive forward innovation and support service improvement across YHN.

The Person:
You will be able to provide examples of your experience of change management, while being committed to improving ways of working, demonstrating your attention to detail. The successful candidate will have experience of developing excellent working relationships with senior management, colleagues and stakeholders.

It would also be beneficial but not essential for you to have experience of carrying out internal or external audits and have knowledge of project management and business improvement methodologies.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

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